Bill LaVoy

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Bill LaVoy
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Michigan House of Representatives District 17
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Date of birthNovember 26, 1967
ProfessionExecutive Director, Monroe Public Access Cable Television
Office website
Campaign website
Bill LaVoy is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 17 since January 1, 2013.


Campaign Themes

LaVoy's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Restore Funding for Public Schools
  • Protect and Preserve the Great Lakes
  • Bring Business to Michigan to create jobs
  • Ensure Fiscal Responsibility

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, LaVoy served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Energy and Technology
Tax Policy



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

LaVoy won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 17. He defeated Brian David Hensley and Jim Pedersen in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Anne Rossio (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill LaVoy 61.3% 22,339
     Republican Anne Rossio 38.7% 14,092
Total Votes 36,431

Michigan House of Representatives, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill LaVoy 45.1% 3,456
Jim Pedersen 40.5% 3,105
Brian David Hensley 14.4% 1,104
Total Votes 7,665

Campaign themes

LaVoy lists his top priorities as: Restore funding for public schools, protect and preserve the Great Lakes, bring business to Michigan, and ensure fiscal responsibility.[4]

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Preceded by
Phil Cavanagh (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 17
Succeeded by